OneNote Testing

What it is like to be a tester on the Microsoft OneNote team and day to day life as an SDET in Office. Plus a few tips for using OneNote and an occasional powertoy.

May, 2007

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    A tool to import texts from Project Gutenberg

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    Here's the tool I wrote to import "Project Gutenberg" (link: http://www.gutenberg.org ) texts into OneNote. The first link goes to the setup files, and the second has the code if you want to see that. Update as of April 6, 2009: the updated download...
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    Corrupt File Problems – What to Do?

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    Sorry for all the problems with the ZIP files. I mentioned it in a posting - there is a bug in Office Live that corrupts compressed folders created with Windows XP when they get uploaded. Since I use Windows XP on the machine I created these powertoys...
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    Fixing a problem with my addin

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    Back to the bug with the addin which opens OneNote whenever you open an Outlook sticky notes folder.     When I look at this bug, I'm going to look at what I know and what I suspect (or can guess at). Then I'll get an estimate of the cost to fix the...
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    Resolving the bug testing found

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    I'm back from vacation and ready to resolve the bug in my little application with Outlook and OneNote.     To summarize, if a user sets the Outlook startup folder to be sticky notes, then OneNote will not start when Outlook is started. When the user...
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    Working with literature books in OneNote

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    One way I use OneNote with my tablet is to make comments on text. I generally have a column of text along the left side of the page and use my pen to write comments to the right side. Yes, I have lousy handwriting...
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